Top programming languages 2000-2017

Number of hits (x1,000) on www.dice.com, tech jobs search engine

(year)         00   01   02   03   04   05   06   07   08   09   10   11   12   13   14   15   16   17

Java           55   32    3    5    8   11   14   17   16   11   12   17   18   18   17   17   16   14
JavaScript      5    9    1    1    2    2    4    6    6    4    6   10   11   11   12   12   12   10
Visual Basic   21   84    1    1    2    2    3    3    2    1    1    2    2    1    1   10   12    8
C/C++          75   41    2    3    5   10   16   12    9    7   12   17   18   17   16    8    8    6
Python                                        1    1    1    1    2    3    4    4    5    6    7    6
C#                             1    1    3    5    7    8    5    6    8    9    9    8    8    7    6
Objective C                                                                           2    6    6    5
Perl           18   11    1    1    2    3    5    5    5    3    4    5    5    5    4    4    4    3
Ruby                                                         1    1    2    2    2    2    3    3    2
PHP                                           1    2    2    2    2    3    4    4    3    3    3    2
Bash                                                                             1    1    1    2    1
ASP                                          11    4    7    4    4    6    6    6    5    2    2    1
Scala                                                                                           1    1
JSP                                           4    4    4    2    3    3    3    3    2    2    1    1
Assembly        4    4    1    1    1    2    2    2    1    1    1    1    1    1    1         1    1
Swift                                                                                                1
Crystal                                                                                              1
May 2017, number of hits on www.dice.com, tech jobs search engine

Java           14,004
JavaScript     10,002
Visual Basic    8,099
C or C++        6,466
Python          6,424
C#              6,211
Objective-C     5,447
Perl            2,693
Ruby            2,082
PHP             1,869
Bash            1,279
ASP             1,176
Scala             993
JSP               982
Assembly          674
Swift             601
Crystal           578
Matlab            574
Cobol             455
Groovy            368
VBA               287
Ada               222
Golang            177
Tcl               134
Clojure            99
awk                80
Fortran            80
Scheme             53
Dart               45
Haskell            43
Delphi             39
Lua                39
Erlang             37
F#                 22
Lisp               18
Kotlin             16
Rust               14
PostScript          8
Smalltalk           4
Prolog              3
Pascal              2

Stefan Nilsson